- Release: 2003-08-01
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
- Price: FREE
- File: PDF, 517 page
- ISBN: 0072978961
This anthology of scriptures from the world’s living religions offers selections that vary in length from a few paragraphs to 10 pages, accompanied by brief introductions that discuss the nature and scope of scripture within each religion as well as the history of each scripture presented. The anthology is also available in two volumes: Scriptures of The East contains sacred writings of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, and indigenous religions of the East; Scriptures of The West contains sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, the Baha’i faith, and indigenous religions of the West.